Richard Carapaz to miss Tour of Britain after being denied a visa

The Giro d'Italia winner was supposed to headline the Movistar team alongside Mikel Landa

Richard Carapaz at the Tour of Colombia 2019 (Photo by Maximiliano Blanco/Getty Images)

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Richard Carapaz will no longer be riding the Tour of Britain after being denied a visa, his Movistar team have announced.

This year's Giro d'Italia winner has barely raced since his Grand Tour victory, coming third in the Vuelta a Burgos in August and also participating in the Bretagne Classic at the start of September.

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